Tag Archives: United Arab Emirates

06Dec/16

Highlights of main world events in January and February 2016

Among the highlights of the main World news events for January and February 2016 are — Iranian protesters storm the Saudi embassy; North Korea tests hydrogen nuclear device; the world’s most wanted drug boss is arrested; legendary rock star David Bowie dies; tourists are killed in a suicide bombing in Istanbul; Islamist gunmen storm hotel in Burkina Faso; Iran releases American prisoners; sanctions are lifted on Iran; WHO declares emergency over Zika virus; more than a 100 killed in Taiwan quake; dozens killed in train crash in Germany kills; Syrian government launches offensive in Aleppo and a charity hospital is bombed in Idlib.

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16Nov/16

Golfers take part in the mannequin challenge

European Tour golfers take part in the mannequin challenge ahead of the DP World Tour Championship

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26Aug/16

Apple fixes serious security flaw after UAE dissident’s iPhone targeted

Apple issues security patch to fix security hole in iPhones and iPads.

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03Aug/16

Emirates plane catches fire in Dubai airport

Amateur video appears to show a thick cloud of black smoke coming out of a plane at Dubai International Airport, where an Emirates Airline flight from India caught fire.

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13Dec/15

Trump’s name restored at Dubai golf complex

A Dubai real estate firm restores Donald Trump’s name on a $6 billion golf complex, days after taking it down following his proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States.

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04Oct/15

Dubai announces multi-million dollar fund to help world’s poor

The ruler of Dubai unveils a multi-million dollar initiative to help fund development and humanitarian projects around the world, with a particular focus on the Middle East.
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25Aug/15

Russia’s Putin meets Abu Dhabi crown prince at sidelines of MAKS air show

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan at sidelines of MAKS international air show.

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08Jun/15

Dubai launches beach Wi-Fi portals

Dubai beachgoers can now connect to the internet, as Dubai launches Smart Palm a device that provides a Wi-Fi connection as well as phone-charging docks at the beach.

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